Staffordshire creamware ‘Cauliflower’ teapot and cover, c. 1765.
A fine Staffordshire ‘Cauliflower’ moulded teapot and cover, c, 1765. Probably made at the Wedgwood or William Greatbatch factory, the teapot is particularly well defined, with the additional feature of the cauliflower moulding adorning the spout. The ‘C’ scroll handle is very sharply modelled, with acanthus leaf moulded thumb piece.
Having a cauliflower floret as the finial, to the pierced cover.
All beneath a fine lead glaze.
Height – 5 1/8”, 13 cm.
Width – 7 7/8”, 20 cm – spout to handle.
Depth – 11 cm, 4 3/8”
A fine example of this type of teapot, similar examples of which can be found in all the great collections of English ceramics.
Condition: Two chips to the underside of the finial. Shallow chip to rim of spout. Please see images for detail. No restoration.